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Best Places To Live In Mission Viejo, CA

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  • Mission Viejo, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 96,178
  • We moved here in 2014, wish we had made the decision much sooner! It is funny that people here are hush hush about the city to avoid being over crowded with new comers. No idea why the amenities is rated
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Great Park, Irvine, CA
  • 4.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 185
83
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 86,813
  • However, it is very pricey and the people who live here are arrogant and conceited, for the most part. For much less money, you could live in Huntington Beach or Costa Mesa. These are nearby areas, that
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  • Laguna Woods, CA
  • 4.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,347
  • I absolutely loved living here with my Grandparents. It's a warm suburban area that I will always remember as my home. I enjoyed the nightlife, the excellent destinations and the diverse assortment of
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  • Irvine, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 246,992
  • Such a wonderful and pleasant city to raise your family. The crime rate is very low, but the housing is very expensive. Home values continue to rise and the colleges are top notch. Most average students
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  • Aliso Viejo, CA
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50,219
  • I have lived in Aliso Viejo for six months and have found it to be a quiet and relaxing town. I relocated from a nearby city after selling my house. Aliso Viejo is nestled in South Orange County,
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  • Ladera Ranch, CA
  • 4.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,121
  • Ladera Ranch is the kind of place that you see on television shows and movies. It’s a small suburb of Los Angeles that tends to cater to families. While there are plenty of single people who live here,
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  • Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,038
  • RSM gives us the small town feel of running into someone you know everyday at the grocery store, gas station or restaurant, while having 10 minute access to big city Irvive amenities. We are 1/2 hour
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  • Turtle Rock, Irvine, CA
  • 9.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,223
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  • Oak Creek, Irvine, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,939
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  • Woodbridge, Irvine, CA
  • 9.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 25,315
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  • Northwood Point, Irvine, CA
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,857
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  • Yorba Linda, CA
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 67,362
  • This was one of the best exercises I’ve ever had. I’ve played sports and exercised a lot in my life, I even did kick boxing. That place doesn’t compare. The staff was friendly and welcoming. I wasn’t
80
  • North Tustin, CA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,208
  • North Tustin has become very expensive to live especially the rising taxes. We have a lot to offer, but most businesses in the area raise their prices because we are considered an upscale suburb. I work
80
  • University Park, Irvine, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,436
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  • West Park, Irvine, CA
  • 10.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 23,037
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  • Walnut Village, Irvine, CA
  • 10.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,197
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  • El Camino Real, Irvine, CA
  • 9.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,122
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  • Uc Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 14,912
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  • Las Flores, CA
  • 2.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,671
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  • Laguna Niguel, CA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 64,984
  • ANYONE THINKING ABOUT MOVING TO LAGUNA NIGUEL HAD BETTER RETHINK THEIR DECISION IF IT IS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE LAGUNA KNOWLS H.O.A. IT IS THE MOST RACIALLY ABUSIVE HOSTILE LIVING SITUATION YOU
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  • Laguna Beach, CA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,204
  • Laguna Beach has been my home my whole life and I absolutely love this city! The beautiful sunsets on the amazing beaches are like no other. The weather is so amazing especially in the summers. The
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  • Northwood, Irvine, CA
  • 9.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,509
77
  • San Clemente, CA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 65,082
  • I've lived here for about 25 years. My kids could walk to the beach and boogie board. It is more laid back than other beach towns. San Clemente has charm and style yet is a practical small city to
77
  • Lower Peters Canyon, Irvine, CA
  • 10.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 22,899
77
  • Lake Forest, CA
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 80,658
  • I have lived in Lake Forest, CA and in this city review I will be going over some of Lake Forest's community aspects such as attractions, the community as a whole, the nightlife, different shopping
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  • Turtle Ridge, Irvine, CA
  • 9.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,764
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  • Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, CA
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 51,966
  • I recently moved to the Anaheim Hills, CA area. I came from a small town back east and wasn't sure what to expect. It was a transfer that brought us here, a company cut back on the coast made
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  • Laguna Hills, CA
  • 2.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,127
  • Get ready to soak up some sunshine while living in Laguna Hills, CA. Living so close to the beach might not be for everyone, but it is fantastic if you love the ocean. Besides the ocean, you are in a
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  • Rancho San Joaquin, Irvine, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,212
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  • Shady Canyon, Irvine, CA
  • 7.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 864
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  • Villa Park, CA
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,922
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  • Huntington Beach, CA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 198,724
  • Surfing, sun, yoga, health, shopping, old cars, music, farmers markets, beach days, bicycles, and bare feet. if any of these apply to you, then you're in the right city. I lived in hb for 12 years and
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  • University Town Center, Irvine, CA
  • 10.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,715
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  • Research Park, Irvine, CA
  • 11.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,438
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  • Placentia, CA
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 52,168
  • I grew up in Placentia, California. As a child, it was a wonderful place to live. My parents often complained about the traffic, but I didn't care because I went to a great high school close to my house
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  • Fountain Valley, CA
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 56,670
  • While not being nearly as pretentious as some of it's neighbors (looking at you Irvine), Fountain Valley is an agreeable city to live in if you must live in Orange County. But, it's all relative right?
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  • Dana Point, CA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,009
  • Dana Point, CA is the place I want to live. Nestled by the sea, Dana Point is all about surfing, beaches and its port. Dana Point is the only site in Orange County that is open to the beach, and it is
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  • San Joaquin Marsh, Irvine, CA
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,298
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  • Orangecrest, Riverside, CA
  • 27.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 18,304
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  • East Industrial Complex, Irvine, CA
  • 4.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,581
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  • Coto de Caza, CA
  • 4.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,845
  • Coto de Caza has a number of attractions that each member of your family will be able to take advantage of. The Cinepolis movie theater is a luxury location where you can enjoy a meal while watching
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  • Spectrum, Irvine, CA
  • 7.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,721
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  • Warm Springs, CA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,709
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  • Business District, Irvine, CA
  • 11.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,336
72
  • Fullerton, CA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 139,491
  • I am a single female in my early 30's who lived in Fullerton, CA for 4 years. Fullerton is apart of, Orange County. Fullerton has a lot to offer for those who are in college or a student, but may become
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  • Floral Park, Santa Ana, CA
  • 16.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,619
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  • San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,006
  • San Juan Capistrano is a historic city that branches out from the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Living and working here is a treat. With sea breezes, rolling hillsides, and historic architecture, San Juan
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  • Irvine Health And Science Complex, Irvine, CA
  • 6.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,367
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  • Casa De Santiago, Santa Ana, CA
  • 17.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 470
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  • Fisher Park, Santa Ana, CA
  • 17.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 693

Listed above are the best places to live in Mission Viejo, CA for 2019. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Mission Viejo, CA, followed by the best places to live near Mission Viejo, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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